Archive for August 15th, 2020

Sri Lanka – Keeping parts of 19a in 20th amendment

Saturday, August 15th, 2020

The 19a has shown that making a constitution or even an amendment should not be done in a hurry, with intent to stifle opposition, embrace undue powers, grab power, squash the people’s rights & freedoms and ignorantly thinking that the insidiously plugged proposals will not one-day backfire. Anything done with ill-will & insincerity will certainly rebound. […]

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What happened on August 5, 2020

Saturday, August 15th, 2020

H. L. D. Mahindapala      Mine, O thou lord of life, send my roots rain – Gerard Manly Hopkins After zig-zagging under the pressures of multiple inimical forces, evolving history has once again returned to its traditional Centre to reclaim its roots. From the thirties, the Marxists struggled to take the nation through parliamentary/electoral manoeuvres, and […]

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Mahinda and the People Outfox the Americans Once Again

Saturday, August 15th, 2020

A paper submitted by the Sri Lanka Study Circle Mahinda Rajapakse led the Pohottuwa to an unparalleled victory at the Parliamentary Elections held on 05 Aug 20, surpassing the expectations of many patriotic forces in the country. If 19 November 2019 was Gotabaya’s day, 05 August 2020 was, without argument, Mahinda’s day. Mahinda led from […]

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Majority Verdict and bewailing of Nihilists – Part I

Saturday, August 15th, 2020

By : A.A.M.NIZAM – MATARA On the eve of the August 5th historical General Election there was a surge of articles written by reactionary scribes and those who self proclaim as political commentators, particularly by those who mushroomed in the latter part of 2014 to launch Sri Lanka’s hitherto worst fake news campaign to oust […]

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Response to wrong information going around – Harris Chief of Staff is not Sri Lankan

Saturday, August 15th, 2020

Anjalika Silva  Dear friends, I checked on this and the posting that went around was a year old.  This is the Chief of Staff for her Senate position.   This should not have a bearing on whether people vote or don’t vote for the Biden – Harris ticket.  The Chief of Staff should have no bearing […]

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Laya Waves: A Cosy Holiday for now: A Catalyst for Future Development

Saturday, August 15th, 2020

By Garvin Karunaratne, Ph.D. On my second visit to Laya Waves I was struck with some new ideas. To get down to the hospitality track, the sleuths who have forgotten their guns for now and are on an entirely different – hospitality track; they are a marvel. The accommodation was spick and span., cleanliness perfect,  […]

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Private Members Bill- Bill 104

Saturday, August 15th, 2020

Engr. Kanthar Balanathan DipEE(UK), Grad.Cert.(Rel.Eng-Monash) DipBusAdm(Finance-Massey), C.Eng., MIEE Retired Director & Specialist Engineer Power & Control Systems Mr V. ThanigasalamMember, Legislative AssemblyOntario, Dear Mr Thanigasalam, Private Members Bill- Bill 104 General It is a regret to note that at the age of 31 you have become a Legislative member in Ontario representing the Scarborough area […]

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Insisting on sight as the determining factor for belief in God

Saturday, August 15th, 2020

By A. Abdul Aziz. Those who do not believe in the Existence of God,  primarily contend that they would believe in God if they could see Him. It always surprises since people perceive different types of physical properties through different senses; for example, [some properties are perceived through] sight, others through touch, or smell, or […]

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THE PROPOSAL TO ESTABLISH AN INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT BANK (PART 1)

Saturday, August 15th, 2020

BY EDWARD THEOPHILUS Wide publicity has given a proposal to establish an industrial development bank in Sri Lanka by the Minister of Industries, Mr. Wimal Weerawansa, and it is a good ideological contribution from a politician, and the government must instigate the idea. An industrial development bank needs the country to stimulate investments in industries […]

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THE PROPOSAL TO ESTABLISH INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT BANK (PART 2)

Saturday, August 15th, 2020

BY EDWARD THEOPHILUS When looks at the structures of various banks established in the country the proposed industrial development bank invite to consider a different structure, especially the proposed bank must get away from trading bank functions as Sri Lankan bankers, as well as the attitude of regulators’ have stuck with money creation and cheque […]

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CHAPA against New Cabinet! අධිකරණ අමාත්‍යංශය! Aug 13, 2020

Saturday, August 15th, 2020

nidahas නිදහස් CHAPAbandara

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CHAPA against New Government! මෛත්‍රීට ඉහළ තනතුරක්! Aug 15, 2020

Saturday, August 15th, 2020

nidahas නිදහස් CHAPAbandara 20 ගෙනාවට පස්සේ බැසිල්වත් ඇතුලට ගන්නවා. මීයක් කැඩුවේ අත පිහගන්න නෙවේ නේ.

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Negative clauses in 13A will be scrapped: Weerasekara

Saturday, August 15th, 2020

Courtesy The Daily Mirror State Minister of Provincial Councils and Local Government, retired rear admiral Sarath Weerasekara who assumed duties yesterday, pledged to remove all clauses — in the 13th Amendment to the Constitution — which are detrimental to the well-being of the nation. We will not devolve police and land powers to the provincial […]

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SLPP to introduce People-Centric economy: Nivard Cabraal

Saturday, August 15th, 2020

Courtesy The Daily Mirror A ‘People-Centric Economy’ to improve the living standards of the most vulnerable people will take priority when it comes to the new government’s economic policies, Finance, Capital Market and Public Enterprises Reform State Minister Ajith Nivard Cabraal said yesterday. He said the government would also have to address the dwindling of […]

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New Foreign Secretary to re-evaluate foreign policy

Saturday, August 15th, 2020

Courtesy The Daily Mirror Newly appointed Foreign Secretary Admiral (Retired) Prof. Jayanath Colombage said he would re-evaluate the foreign policy adopted so far and focus closely on a ‘South Asia, ASEAN and Asia centric approach ‘. Making his remarks to Daily Mirror after assuming duties in his office, he said his vision was to implement […]

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SIS was aware of Zahran’s capabilities – SIS Director

Saturday, August 15th, 2020

Courtesy The Daily Mirror The State Intelligence Service (SIS) was aware that Zahran Hashim had physical and mental capacity to conduct an attack in the country, even before it received the foreign intelligence on April 04, 2019 with regard to a possible terror attack, former State Intelligence Service (SIS) Director SDIG Nilantha Jayawardena yesterday testified […]

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Two more arrivals found COVID-19 positive

Saturday, August 15th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana Confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Sri Lanka reached 2,890 as two more persons tested positive for the virus today (15), says the Department of Government Information. The latest positive cases have been identified as two arrivals from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Maldives. Earlier today, two other arrivals from the […]

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Selecting a new leader for UNP put off further

Saturday, August 15th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana

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One (01) more person confirmed for Covid -19: SL Country total increases to 2,890

Saturday, August 15th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News An arrival from the Maldives tested positive for COVID- 19, increasing total infected in Sri Lanka to 2,890.

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Rajapaksa Rule

Saturday, August 15th, 2020

BY AMITA ARUDPRAGASAM Courtesy Foreignpolicy.com On Aug. 5, Sri Lankans put on masks and voted in South Asia’s first major election since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Public health officials were present at every polling center. In mine, people in lines were spaced out by black tape on the floor. After a temperature check, voters […]

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Mahinda Rajapaksa brings family rule to Sri Lanka. All eyes on his India-China balancing act

Saturday, August 15th, 2020

NAYANIMA BASU  Courtesy The Print PM Narendra Modi didn’t even wait for the final results of Sri Lanka’s parliamentary election before calling Mahinda Rajapaksa to congratulate him on his victory. The results of Sri Lanka’s recently concluded parliamentary election were still trickling in when Prime Minister Narendra Modi rang Mahinda Rajapaksa to congratulate him on his victory […]

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